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Fasting for Lent

The Day I Joined The Catholics For Lent

Common Ground News Service | Posted 05.16.2013 | Religion
Common Ground News Service

While Catholic and Islamic services are different, many of our practices are the same, and I felt overwhelmed by a feeling of our shared human endeavours to get closer to the divine.

Don't Get Caught In The Lent Trap

Mark Sandlin | Posted 04.17.2013 | Religion
Mark Sandlin

The way many of us practice Lent has turned it into nothing more than a time for religious New Year's resolutions.

What Are You Giving Up For Lent?

Diann Rust-Tierney | Posted 04.17.2013 | Religion
Diann Rust-Tierney

Lent is an opportunity to right-size our personal commitments and realign our priorities. We loosen our attachment to even seemingly innocuous or good things that hinder our spiritual growth because they consume a disproportionate amount of focus, energy or time.

Giving Up Guns for Lent

Rev. Dr. Eric D. Barreto | Posted 04.15.2013 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Eric D. Barreto

A fast from guns might bring some of the clarity we need. And perhaps this fast would lead us to a place of wisdom, compassion, graceful listening and even peace.

40 Days Of Lent - Join The HuffPost Community

Posted 02.23.2012 | Religion

The 40 days of Lent that lead to Easter are the most sacred and spiritually powerful in the Christian calendar. From the Ash Wednesday reminder to 'r...